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Mary Queen of Scots by Antonia Fraser
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Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon
Await Your Reply
by Dan Chaon (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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Chaon is a good writer and I enjoyed the novel. There are twists to the plot that frankly I figured out before they were revealed, but I still enjoyed the puzzle.
e. e. cummings by Susan Cheever
e. e. cummings: A Life
by Susan Cheever
read in August, 2014
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Perhaps we shouldn't read biographies of artists we admire. It can make it difficult to then read the poems without a veil of distaste getting in the way.

Cheever tells us cummings wasn't irresponsible he just loved the innocence of childhood. Yes, an
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Now and Yesterday by Stephen Greco
Now and Yesterday
by Stephen Greco
read in August, 2014
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A little longer than needs be, and sometimes the characters seem to declaim rather than converse. I am thinking of passages as the phone call from Jonathan when Peter is in the drugstore.

There was enough interest in the characters to keep me going bu
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The Hotel on Place Vendome by Tilar J. Mazzeo
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There are many books on WWII and on Paris that are more worthy of your time than this. I found it disorganized - while the bulk of the book is set in the 1940s, there are entire chapters on wealthy American heiresses in earlier decades, as well as Ma ...more
Some Luck by Jane Smiley
Some Luck
by Jane Smiley
read in August, 2014
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Thank you, Jane Smiley.

I loved this book and was completely caught up in the characters

Smiley has given herself a tough assignment and a clever way to accomplish it. She is telling the the story of a century in the United States, and using the lens o
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Nora Webster by Colm Tóibín
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Did Your Culture Kick You Out?? by Dan Tarnowski
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